The replicas of two graves inside the Taj Mahal, India’s most famous monument, are being given a clay-pack treatment.This is the first time the replicas of the graves are being cleaned since their installation more than 300 years ago.
The treatment involves the application of a thick layer of clay, followed by a wash with distilled water.
The Taj Mahal has been cleaned with a clay pack treatment five times.The real graves of Mughal emperor Shah Jahan and his wife Mumtaz Mahal are in a chamber below the replicas.Follow the latest updates kf Donald Trumps Visit to india:-
Trump, who is due visit the Taj Mahal with his wife, daughter, and son-in-law, during his visit to India starting on Monday, may not visit the actual grave because the entrance is just five feet high.
The president’s security team, which visited the Taj Mahal recently, said that Trump will not bow down, even if it is to see a 17th century grave.The chandelier above the graves is also being cleaned with tamarind water.Agra gets makeover for Donald Trump visit.The Yamuna river directly behind the Taj Mahal, which was till recently a parched lake, has received 17 million liters of water. Trump will reportedly be welcomed by dancers at the airport and the Taj Mahal is closed for tourists on the day of Trump’s visit.
The wall from the airport to the Taj Mahal has been painted with colorful depictions of India’s cultural heritage.
Trump is going to visit India from February 24 to 25 to meet with India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Trump’s first official visit to India comes at a time when both nations share an ever-closer defense partnership, but also have sharp differences over trade and investment barriers.